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Dark Land Light House

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Presented by Sleepdogs
Produced by MAYK
A Jerwood Charitable Foundation & Bristol Old Vic Ferment Commission

>> Incoming, deep travel
>> Estimated 600 souls
>> Estimated 600 souls lost in 81 minutes

A lighthouse orbits a Dark Land in the depths of space.

No-one understands the Dark Land. It cannot be measured. It is not a planet, or a black hole. But it consumes and destroys ships, drawn to it like moths to a flame.

This is the story of lighthouse keeper Teller Ghent, one woman alone in deep space. Teller's only company is a sentient computer with a taste for the poetic - and a host of inexplicable, terrible visions from the end of the universe.

Teller is afraid. The ghosts are coming out. She thinks she might be losing. But she is never, never giving up.

A thrilling, visceral sci-fi horror inspired by 2001: A Space Odyssey, Solaris, Alien, spliced with HP Lovecraft, and all-enveloping sound and music inspired by Ben Frost and Richard Skelton.


Pushes the technical capabilities of the Bristol Old Vic Studio as far as they can go... A golden A*."


One of the most intense and profoundly powerful productions of the year."


Innovative and refreshing... The climatic ending by no means disappoints."


Dark Land Light House

20-30 Apr

£12/£8 Conc
(plus booking fee)

@sleepdogs | #DarkLandLightHouse

Creative Team
Timothy X Atack
Director Tanuja Amarasuriya
Original Music and Sound North Sea Navigator & Timothy X Atack
Produciton Design Rosanna Vize
Lighting Design Ben Pacey
Projection and Video Design Rod Maclachlan

Cast includes
Laura Dannequin
Derek Frood
Jessica Macdonald

Photography Paul Blakemore

A Jerwood Charitable Foundation and Bristol Old Vic Ferment Commission, produced by MAYK. Developed with support from Bristol University Drama Department and supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.


Groups and Schools of 10+
Groups of 10+ will recieve concession rate.

Friends of Bristol Old Vic
20% off full price tickets. Limited to 4 tickets per friend, exluding Fri & Sat evenings

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